The writer is member of the state executive of Delhi RSS
Rajiv Tuli writes: For Gandhi, non-violence, satyagraha were essential. For Savarkar, the goal of complete and immediate independence was more important than the means
Rajiv Tuli writes: India never considered diversity as an opposition, nor did it consider the foreigner an enemy.
The Opposition and history writers have resorted to intellectual dishonesty to quote Savarkar out of context and malign his legacy.
Dattatreya Hosabale’s election as Sarkaryavah and the appointment of two new Sah-sarkaryavahs reflects the organisation’s ability to change with the times.
Savarkar was a revolutionary. His books were a source of inspiration for the likes of Bhagat Singh, Mohammad Ali and Purshottam Das Tandon. His work for the eradication of caste was praised by none other than Ambedkar.
During pandemic, lockdown, the RSS has come to serve the society. This represents its essence
Contrary to the narrative that is presented about the role of the Sangh and its leadership during the Independence struggle, Hedgewar was at the forefront in the fight against the British rule.
The new avatar of the AAP has its top leader Arvind Kejriwal reciting the Hanuman Chalisa and going to the Hanuman mandir. Mamata has already started signalling and following the path of Delhi’s AAP.
Do we want a Bharat which represents the legacy of Babar, Ghazni and Ghori or do we want a Bharat where the legacy of the nation is represented by Lord Rama, Lord Krishna, Dara Shikoh, Kabir and APJ Abdul Kalam?
The annual address by the RSS chief holds great importance as the organisation is seen as an ideological mentor to not only to the ruling government but many other organisations that are run throughout the country by swayamsevaks, with a vision of building character to rebuild the nation.
On 15th August millions of Indians were uprooted and thrown out from their native places. People of west Punjab left their homes not because they were anxious to leave their homes, but because their government failed to give them adequate protection.